The Court Jester – 1956
Movie: The Court Jester
Also Known As: Der Hofnarr
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Genres: Adventure | Comedy | Family | Musical
Cast: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker, Mildred Natwick, Robert Middleton, Michael Pate, Herbert Rudley, Noel Drayton…
Rated: 7.7/10 from 6,230 votes on IMDb
Tagline: SONGS! Where Walks My True Love — Baby Let Me Take You Dreaming — Life Could Not Better Be — The Maladjusted Jester — My Heart Knows A Lovely Song! — Outfox The Fox
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Plot: The throne of rightful king of England, the small babe with the purple pimpernel birthmark, has been usurped by the evil King Roderick. Only the Black Fox can restore the true king to the throne–and all he needs is the king's key to a secret tunnel. And while he's trying to steal it, someone has to change the king's diapers. The task falls to Hawkins, the gentlest member of the Fox's band. The Fox's lieutenant, Maid Jean, guards Hawkins and the babe while they travel, but when they meet the King's new jester on the road, they decide to initiate a daring plan for Hawkins to replace him, become an intimate at the court, and steal the key. So, humble Hawkins becomes Giacomo: the king of jesters and jester to the king. But things begin to get zany when the King's daughter falls for Giacomo, the King falls for Jean, people randomly sing what are supposed to be recognition codes…
Release Date: (USA)
Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Writers: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
Location: Palos Verdes, California, USA
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